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Dovrestua Bar & Restaurant

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Sentrum
European, Norwegian
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Storgata 22, Oslo 0184, Norway
+47 2217 1011
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
convenient and cheap, but food was bland

I stopped here with a few friends because we were walking by and hungry and my friend had a train to catch shortly. It looked like an average pub, in a convenient location. The atmosphere was very old-fashioned. The waitress was very nice and accommodating and quick. I can't give it more than... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
Nick C
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I stopped here with a few friends because we were walking by and hungry and my friend had a train to catch shortly. It looked like an average pub, in a convenient location. The atmosphere was very old-fashioned. The waitress was very nice and accommodating and quick. I can't give it more than 2 stars, however, because the food was... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

On our last night in Oslo, we didn't have much money left but we wanted a traditional Norweigan meal. We stumbled upon this place and although the reviews weren't great, we loved the prices. The waitress was the sweetest lady, very attentive and our food came out quickly. I had the fried chicken and the portion was HUGE for only... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

An Oslo resident took us to this typical Norwegian restaurant. It is not very easy to find, located on the 2nd floor in a house without much publicity on the outside. The local guests were all a bit older. I think we reduced the average age considerably when we walked in. The place has a very nice atmosphere, with loads... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Don't be fooled by the Tripadvisor rating. On a Wednesday night, in pricy Oslo, the Dovrestua was a wonderful find. Listed on Tripadvisor as a restaurant serving Norwegian food, the Dovrestua is located at Storgata 22 on the 2nd floor near the train station and Brugata. We ordered the Wednesday night special -- Norwegian beef stew. It was more like... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

My girlfriend and I stopped here for a late dinner, and we cannot recommend this place enough. The woman working the bar was welcoming, and our pork chops were absolutely delicious. On top of the already fantastic 'local' feel of the place, there was a group of five or six older norwegian men drunkenly singing songs; the cherry on top.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2007

I think it is a wonderful place to be. Thank you for the extremely good service! I am 34 and love the atmosphere. :-)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Storgata 22, Oslo 0184, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo>  > Sentrum
  • Neighborhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 2217 1011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: European, Norwegian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine

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